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Workers from BC Plant Health Care use a tree chipping machine. The company will be chipping trees by donation at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen Jan. 8 with all proceeds going to support the Kitchen. (Photo submitted: BC Plant Health Care)

Cloverdale Community Kitchen to host tree-chipping day

Event kicks off Coldest Night of the Year fundraising drive

 

Pony Pals Therapeutic Riding Association received a donation of $10,000 during the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society’s Seven Days of Giving. (Delta Firefighters Charitable Society/submitted photo)

Delta firefighters donate $70K over ‘Seven Days of Giving’

Seven local non-profits received $10,000 each in the days leading up to Christmas

 

The 2021 Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive collected more than 1,000 toys and $9,000 cash this year. (Surrey RCMP photo)

RCMP-backed toy drive raises thousands in honour of Surrey youngster

Keian Blundell lost battle with leukemia in 2014, but money and toys collected in his name

 

A 40-foot shipping container stuffed to the brim brings smiles to faces in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon after surviving a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut. (Compassionate Resource Warehouse/Facebook)

Miracle container filled with B.C. charity donations survives Beirut blast

Found 40-foot container provides Syrian refugees skills training, school

A 40-foot shipping container stuffed to the brim brings smiles to faces in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon after surviving a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut. (Compassionate Resource Warehouse/Facebook)
Volunteers pack Christmas food hampers for needy families in December, 2020 in the Alice McKay Building. This year the Cloverdale Community Kitchen is still looking for volunteers to help pack hampers. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Christmas hamper program still looking for volunteers

Hamper program supporting twice the number of kids this year

Volunteers pack Christmas food hampers for needy families in December, 2020 in the Alice McKay Building. This year the Cloverdale Community Kitchen is still looking for volunteers to help pack hampers. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Patch owner Christopher Shurety (right) and colleague Morgan (left) display some of their favourites of this year’s “ugly” Christmas sweater collection. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

B.C. shop sources bounty of answers to the ugly holiday sweater dilemma

Despite pandemic challenges, Victoria’s The Patch on Yates continues its annual tradition

The Patch owner Christopher Shurety (right) and colleague Morgan (left) display some of their favourites of this year’s “ugly” Christmas sweater collection. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Girls from Clover Ridge Pathfinders assembled 3,000 tiny jingle bells for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. Back row: Regan Arlitt, Vanessa Blow. Front row: Madison McPeake, Brooklyn Sayers. (Photo submitted: Sherri McPeake)

Pathfinders make 3,000 jingle bells for Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Bells to be used in fundraiser for Christmas Hamper Program

Girls from Clover Ridge Pathfinders assembled 3,000 tiny jingle bells for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. Back row: Regan Arlitt, Vanessa Blow. Front row: Madison McPeake, Brooklyn Sayers. (Photo submitted: Sherri McPeake)
Surrey resident Ryker Slaney, 7, with “Captain Starlight” aboard a Rocky Mountaineer train during a recent trip hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation. (submitted photo)

‘Special’ train trip for Surrey boy living with kidney failure and isolated by pandemic

Journey through the Rockies was ‘something we didn’t think we would get to do because we are stuck at home so often,’ mom says

Surrey resident Ryker Slaney, 7, with “Captain Starlight” aboard a Rocky Mountaineer train during a recent trip hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation. (submitted photo)
Former Laronde Elementary students (left to right) Sophie O’Brien, Maysen Apelocruz, Carys Hunka, Julia Les, Andie Anderson, Jordan Ackerman and Katie Scarth came to the Feed My City booth in uptown White Rock Monday to donate to the program, but stayed around to hand out lunches. (George Garrett photo)

Donations give White Rock Rotary meal program a boost

Students Thanksgiving Day contribution adds to fundraising

Former Laronde Elementary students (left to right) Sophie O’Brien, Maysen Apelocruz, Carys Hunka, Julia Les, Andie Anderson, Jordan Ackerman and Katie Scarth came to the Feed My City booth in uptown White Rock Monday to donate to the program, but stayed around to hand out lunches. (George Garrett photo)
Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold in the annual charity fundraiser. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)

Anonymous donor buys $10K in cookies from B.C. girl guides

Troop will donate the cookies to a variety of Nanaimo area poverty assistance charities

Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold in the annual charity fundraiser. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)
Reach Development manager Kristin Bibbs, development manager at Reach Child and Youth Development Society, displays prizes available in the non-profit’s inaugural Reach for the Stars “Un-Gala” virtual auction. (submitted photo)

Reach Society hosting virtual auction in lieu of postponed gala

Online auction will open Saturday, Oct. 2 and run through to Monday, Oct. 18

Reach Development manager Kristin Bibbs, development manager at Reach Child and Youth Development Society, displays prizes available in the non-profit’s inaugural Reach for the Stars “Un-Gala” virtual auction. (submitted photo)
Surgeons work on a patient in West Africa. (KBNF)

B.C. nurse fights to bring ‘top notch’ supplies, neurosurgery facilities to West Africa

Korle-Bu Neuroscience Foundation trains surgeons, brings supplies where they’re needed most

Surgeons work on a patient in West Africa. (KBNF)
Semiahmoo Shopping Centre raised $9,600 at a shredding event Aug. 28. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey shred event raises $9,600 for Cops for Cancer

Event held at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre on Aug. 28

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre raised $9,600 at a shredding event Aug. 28. (Contributed photo)
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‘Superheroes’ to rappel Surrey tower in another Drop Zone fundraising event

‘I’ve personally scaled down the building and it’s quite an experience,’ says Prospera Credit Union boss

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File - A standard War Amps key tag (The War Amps)

75 years of returning lost keys, War Amps celebrate program

Started in 1946, the key tags have provided Canadians with piece of mind if they lose their keys

File - A standard War Amps key tag (The War Amps)
A fleet of supercars filled a quiet Langley City street to visit Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen

Driven Project brought fleet of supercars to quiet street

A fleet of supercars filled a quiet Langley City street to visit Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes selfies with community members at the Hamilton Mountain Mosque after speaking to the congregation to recognize Eid al-Adha in Hamilton, Ont., Tuesday, July 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Feds looking into Muslim charities’ concerns: PM

Almost 100 Muslim organizations and civil society groups wrote to Trudeau this week

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes selfies with community members at the Hamilton Mountain Mosque after speaking to the congregation to recognize Eid al-Adha in Hamilton, Ont., Tuesday, July 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
At Surrey’s Queen Elizabeth Secondary in Surrey, musician Luv Randhawa (second from right) with students Kenny Segura (middle) and Gracy Gandhi (second from left), school counsellor Jeremy Lendvoy (left) and TV news reporter Jay Durant (right). (Submitted photo)

For love of music, bhangra artist Randhawa helps Surrey students get to next level

Five $500 scholarships include mentorship from White Rock-based artist

At Surrey’s Queen Elizabeth Secondary in Surrey, musician Luv Randhawa (second from right) with students Kenny Segura (middle) and Gracy Gandhi (second from left), school counsellor Jeremy Lendvoy (left) and TV news reporter Jay Durant (right). (Submitted photo)
People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank in 2020. The food bank, through the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, has launched a new summer food drive aimed to increase donations at a time of year when they tend to drop. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Community Kitchen launches new summer donation drive

Initiative aims to raise much needed food and money for Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank

People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank in 2020. The food bank, through the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, has launched a new summer food drive aimed to increase donations at a time of year when they tend to drop. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Volunteers unload 1,000 meal kits at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen May 12. CCK was gifted the meals from Goodfood and distributed the entire truckload to the needy in less than 24 hours. (Photo: Submitted)

Cloverdale Community Kitchen distributes 1,000 meals in less than 24 hours

Meal kits went to charities in Surrey, Langley, White Rock

Volunteers unload 1,000 meal kits at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen May 12. CCK was gifted the meals from Goodfood and distributed the entire truckload to the needy in less than 24 hours. (Photo: Submitted)